For Immediate Release:
January 24, 2019
Horn Announces Three Federal Grants totaling $1,053,618 for Medical Research in Oklahoma
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Kendra Horn announced today that the Department of Health & Human Services has selected three Oklahoma medical institutes to receive grants totaling $1,053,618.
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center received two of the three grants awarded.
The first of the two grants was awarded by the National Cancer Institute. The grant totals $543,718 and is part of the Cancer Cause and Prevention Research Program.
The second of the two grants awarded to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center was awarded by the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research. The grant totals $435,000 and is part of the Oral Diseases and Disorders Research Program.
The third grant was awarded to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation by the National Institute on Aging. The grant totals $74,900 and is part of the Aging Research Program.
“The medical research being done in the Oklahoma’s 5th district is not only important to the health of our country and world, but also has a strong economic impact on the 5th district and those working in the medical research field” Congresswoman Horn said in a statement.